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School education department decides to monitor funds online to bringtransparency

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | September 22, 2020 04:55 PM

CHANDIGARH: The Department of School Education has now decided to conduct online monitoring of funds. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of school education department said that the department taken this decision to give further push to the campaign of Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla to bring transparency in the education department. He said that the school education department has developed a new software for monitoring the funds released by the department. Now school heads/BPOs have been directed to register the  details of funds and expenditure on e-Punjab portal. Earlier it used to take a long time to get the data from the district offices about the funds released.

According to the spokesperson, online monitoring would not only increase transparency in the matter of funds but would also speed up the working process. He further said that all school heads and BPOs have been directed to keep the data ready at all times. He said that the data available on the portal would be considered final and school heads and BPOs no longer need to send hard copies to the district offices in this regard.

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